Casual Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)

Job posted: 11/08/2023
Applications close: 08/04/2024 (Midnight)
40 days remaining

40 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 181143

Reference: 181143

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

Casual Occupational Therapist – Grade 2 and experienced Grade 1’s

  • Be challenged to grow and be the best Occupational Therapist you can be, in a friendly environment supported by expert Senior Clinicians
  • Engage in collaborative multidisciplinary teamwork that makes a difference to people’s lives
  • Join an innovative public health service with progressive clinical, leadership and research training opportunities that is committed to creating positive change in our region
  • Have it all! Join our Allied Health team now

About Barwon Health

Barwon Health is the major public health care provider in the Barwon South west region with a 406 bed public hospital (University Hospital Geelong), 100 bed subacute facility (McKellar Centre), 2 community rehabilitation centres, 21 community health sites, four aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education.

Barwon Health has an extensive building projects occurring with a women’s and children hospital development in acute and subacute programs, new mental health facilities for inpatients and outpatients, new urgent care facilities in community locations.

About the role

We are seeking applications from Grade 2 and experienced grade 1 occupational therapists to join our community of over 150 occupational therapists to work across the continuum of care in clinical specialties suited to their clinical experience.

  •   Settings include acute, inpatient rehabilitation, community rehabilitation, community health, child and family health and mental health settings in the clinical specialties of orthopaedics, surgery, medicine, neuro rehabilitation, geriatric evaluative management (GEM), trauma, paediatrics & mental health. 
  •   Each grade 1 is supported in one of our 12 rotations by a dedicated experienced Grade 2 for supervision, joint sessions and training to build our grade 1’s foundational knowledge, skills and confidence.
  •   Our Grade 2 occupational therapists lead their work area and are well supported by accessible expert clinical, student educator, education & training, and research senior clinicians for supervision, joint sessions, specialty clinical training, student supervision training and allied health leadership training.
  •   Inclusion in a weekend and public holiday roster in bed based services with additional financial rewards with pay and leave for weekend work

We offer you

  • Dedicated senior Occupational Therapist as your supervisor who will provide support, mentoring and professional development.
  • Engagement with a large passionate and committed team of Barwon Health Occupational Therapists
  • A strong culture of student education, clinical research and innovation.
  • Strong collaborative interdisciplinary model of care.
  • Flexible working arrangements to support your work-life balance.

About you

  • A clear and respectful communicator and consumer advocate
  • Experienced in the delivery of collaborative team based healthcare
  • Passionate commitment to evidence based practice, consumer focussed care and accountable for providing a high quality service
  • Excellent leadership skills to support junior staff.
  • Ability to critically analyse own performance and acknowledge responsibility for your own learning
  • A flexible & optimistic ‘can do’ approach with responsive organizational skills to prepare for the challenges that public healthcare is facing both now and in the years to come.

 About the culture

The Occupational Therapy team are part of Barwon Health’s wider Allied Health department and integrated into many service programs across the continuum of care. We are a supportive group with expert senior clinicians and occupational therapy management leading the way. With our inclusive and collaborative approach to our profession and your career, we encourage you to engage in research opportunities, work on specific projects and take part in specialised professional development. Our people are devoted to caring for the community, we take pride in the exceptional patient care we provide and enjoy the fun camaraderie from the supportive people we work with.

Casual Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)

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Melissa Mew - (03) 4215 5447
Angela Mcloughlan - (03) 4215 5969

Casual Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)